I was drawn to Magic Dark and Strange by Kelly Powell, with its promise of Bone Witch meets Sherlock Holmes. Powell delivered an engaging mystery in this atmospheric young adult fantasy.
Narrated by Kate Reading, Murder on Cold Street by Sherry Thomas delivered a locked room murder, scandalous kisses and cakes.
So a favorite author of mine messaged me and said, “You need to read The Spoon Stealer.” and so I did. I cannot thank her enough for recommending it to me. Lesley Crewe delivered a historical, timeless, heartwarming tale of friendship, family, loss and being the odd duck.
Sophia Rose is back with another anthology. This time it’s The Deadly Hours by Susanna Kearsley, Anna Lee Huber, Christina Trent, and CS Harris. Grab a pumpkin spice latte and check out her review….
The Orphan of Cemetery Hill by Hester Fox delivered a tale steeped in ghosts, graveyards, mystery and romance. With its touches of paranormal, intriguing characters and gothic vibe, I found myself transported.
It’s always a delight to dive into a new mystery. Murder in the East End by Jennifer Ashley is the fourth book in the Kat Holloway Mysteries series featuring a cook who’s also an amateur sleuth. Missing children and murder await you….
The New York Public Library, a book theft and the 1900s, how could I resist, The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis. Dual time-lines, mystery and secrets combined for a brilliant tale.
Atmospheric and chilling Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Mexican Gothic narrated by Frankie Corzo drew me in and held me captive. Fans of gothic horror will be drawn to this tale with its creepy mansion setting.